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SFGTV2
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
have for all of our public officials. secretary lahood if you could thank president obama from all of us. yes. [applause] because i know today we're going to spend a lot of precious moments thanking leader pelosi and congress women fine 79 and boxer and. >> >> we're going to thank all of our community members and from china town and all of them have worked very hard. these are not easy projects. they're very complicated and people had to work at the highest levels to make sure that every aspect worked, and a person who has worked tirelessly for 20 years and we join in celebrating 25 years of being in our congress and sought at every stage to make sure these funds were projected, to make sure we're doing our part, that congress is doing their part, all of the federal agencies, the person that first called me to share the news we're out of the white house and into the congress and wait our magical 60 to 90 days and lees give a warm welcome leader nancy pelosi. [applause] >> who is also keeping track on the giants. >> you know mr. mayor i always listen attentively to every world you s
FOX Business
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
office, we are going to be looking at $26,000 in debt. thank you, mr. obama. >> the basic point is that te american people know that we have to have cutbacks in entitlement programs. lou: let's set aside the european tax rates. [talking over each other] lou: let me ask you this. if you don't think that the republicans experience anything, is there any way in which we can get to that point? >> welcome the republicans have to have a strong standpoint on what they think needs to be done. what they are willing to vote for. so far we haven't seen that. >> president obama is responsible for the government. what would you have him do? >> we need to have a strong proposal. >> there only for programs that count anymore. defense and social security and health care. lou: david weise, thank you so much for being with us. up next, a new york executive takes on the aw and an overbearing use of the newspape. we will be talking about the putnam county fiasco max. and arizona's tom horne with a plan to keep arizona kid lou: congress barely two days old. members already introducing 10 bills. democra
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
base to track weapons to increase the background checks more than anything else. >> bret: thank you. this is a fox news alert. another shakeup in the obama administration. labor secretary hilda soliz submitted resignation this afternoon saying after spending the holiday with her family she is ankious to get to her home in california. it's not clear when she will leave the labor department or who may be in line to replace her. tomorrow, they are set to nominate jack lew to be the treasuresy secretary. joining us to discuss this are familiar faces. karl rove from texas. and joe trippi in washington. thank you for being here. i want to break down battles one-by-one. the first one getting attention is chuck hagel for defense secretary. how big of a bat doll you think this is. where do you think it will play out? >> this is the biggest of the five nomination fights we know about. maybe a vote against hagel. few republicans, none come to his defense. few republicans might vote for him. he has a contentious personal background. hard, acerbic and hard to work with. more important than that
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
, president obama. >> makes sense there. mark, thank you very much. see you tomorrow. >> thanks, tamron. >> thanks, mark. >>> hospitals around the country are struggling to keep up with a deadly flu outbreak that's flooding emergency rooms. this year's strain is unusually strong and seems to be hitting the peak. at this time, listen to this, last week the flu killed 18 people. yesterday, 18 deaths were reported in just one state, massachusetts. boston's mayor declared a public health emergency and according to the cdc 41 states are now reporting widespread flu activity and since october, more than 2,200 people hospitalized because of the flu. nbc's kevin tibbles in milwaukee with a look at how one hospital is coping. >> reporter: tamron, here at the st. fran rice hospital in milwaukee, like other hospitals in this city, they're practicing something they called diversion whereby there are so many flu patients flooding the emergency rooms, they're diverting ambulances to places where they could actually accommodate the patients. i'm now joined by physicians assistant alison grati. we all
SFGTV2
Jan 12, 2013 7:30am PST
thank president obama. washington dc gets it. [applause] and of course i have to thank our former mayor and senator dianne feinstein. her transit leadership began at city hall when she over saw the rebuilt of our cable car system and wonderful you have been part of this and champion for this all these years. congress woman spare thank you and speaker pelosi we want to thank you for shepherding this subway. we needed champions like all of you and thank you for that. to the mta staff and the director and everyone doing the work, to the ta staff, to the mtc, thank you for all that you're doing. now i had in my talking points a reference that we know you need the central subway if you get on the 30 stockton and apparently everyone else had that in the talking points. through the denser parts of san francisco, as someone who doesn't have a car i have and millions of us have wasted countless hours trying to get through our downtown corridor but i want to take a moment to thank the most important folks who are not here with us and that is the people of san francisco. for years before i joined
Current
Jan 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
willie's adventures on air force one. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> gavin: president obama has personally thanked willie mays for helping him get to the white house. the two of them had plenty to talk about on one memorable flight on board air force one. >> gavin: i imagine growing up you never imagined beyond all your success that you would sitting on air force one with an african-american president on your way to st. louis with president barack obama. what kind of experience was that? >> well, leading up to that i met him in san francisco. he was doing a book tour. one of my lawyers said we got a guy who is going to be president. i said no way. i don't think so, man. anyway, he was going a bookstore. he said, when you get to chicago i would like to have a little talk with you. so when i get to chicago i call him on the phone. he came and he spent an hour with me at the hotel that he was staying at. he said--he didn't even tell me he was running. i found out later that he was running for president. i doesn't think he had a chance to be president. so now when i he got in to be president i asked j
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> thanks. >> joan, president obama has been firm from the start on this. where do you think the republican leadership is today? >> i think you're right, reverend al. there are signs that they are starting to crumble and, you know, jared and i, we've all talked several times about what it means when the president is having to play chicken with people who are crazy and are willing to default on our debts. and that was a situation he was in in 2011. and it was very painful. and as the adults in the room and the responsible person, he did not want to be responsible for -- or even partly responsible. he never was responsible. for throwing us into default. now it's a different situation where you do hear john boehner and mitch mcconnell. mcconnell wouldn't take the debt ceiling off the table, but he wouldn't commit to doing it. and when you have boehner saying it's a better point of leverage with sequester, he's politically wrong about that. sequester is terrible, terrible program cuts. but it's a lot less horrible than the debt ceiling. so any time you're thinking that you have to ba
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
already. it's going to be a big battle royale i think. >> it must be the first loss for obama in the new year. gerri: thank you both for cing on tonight. we appreciate what you have to say so much. gerri: now we want t know what you think. are you worried about president obama tightening restrictions on gs? avant gerriwillis.com, vote on the right-hand side of the screen, we will share the results at the end of tonight's show. there's a lot more to come this hour, including new calls for an end to government cash handouts as welfare recipients are using their benefit cards at strip clubs and other x-rated establishments. and nancy pelosi says the latest tax deal in congress does not go far enough [beep] [indistinct chatter] [kids talking at once] [speaking foreign language] [heart beating] [heartbeat continues] [faint singing] [heartbeat, music playing louder] ♪ i'm feeling better since you know me ♪ ♪ i was a lonely soul, but that's the old me... ♪ announcer: this song was created with heartbeats of children in need. find out how it can help frontline health workers bring ho
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 9:00am PST
and that's part of the job. >> president obama said he sees nothing to disqualify hagel. >> thank you very much. looks like fireworks ahead. pressure is mounting on lawmakers about the egypt's ties to muslim brotherhood and if the hardware would be used against israel. our government is planning to sendifier yets other aid. it is courtesy of the american taxpayer. the deal that was signed when former egyptian president hosni mubarak was in charge. joins us is vice chief of staff . along with the senior fellow of the hoover institute. general, it is no secret that egypt president mursey is a long time member of the muslim brotherhood and waged a power grab. it was done when we knew we had a strong ally in mubarak. >> we have leverage with a billion in aid and continues to arm and train the emanagement. morsi wants the deal that mubarak. he would support the foreign policy the peace treaty and help with the radicals and in return, we have hands off of domestic politics and concerns about political and social injustice and lack of economic opportunity for his people while we continue tha
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am EST
] >> thank you, everybody. >> well, president obama and president karzai will participate in a joint news conference this afternoon. >>> president obama is now on his lookout for his next chief of staff after nominating jack lew to replace timothy geithner at the treasury department. the president called the move bittersweet but insisted his loss will be the nation's gain. >> over the years, he's built a reputation as a master of policy who can work with members of both parties and forge principaled coprincipal -- principled compromises. jack has my trust. i know i'm not alone in that. i hope the senate will confirm him as quickly as possible. >> during yesterday's announcement, both lew and president obama poked fun at the media attention surrounding his loopy signature. >> you've been a friend and colleague for many years. actually, decades. the american people are better off for your outstanding service. and you know, i thought i knew you pretty well, but it was only yesterday that i discovered we both share a common challenge with penmanship. >> i had never noticed jack's signatu
KOFY
Jan 7, 2013 11:30am PST
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FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
been an incredible honor to serve. president obama thanked her in a statement for her steadfast commitment to his administration and to the american people, but we don't know at this time who he is going to pick to replace her. martha: thank you, peter. bill: as the new cabinet takes shape, have a look at this picture. ask yourself, look closely now, what is missing? why some are calling this snapshot the height of hypocrisy. we'll explain. martha: a city declaring an emergency because of the flu. doctors calling this the worst outbreak in ten years. emergency rooms across the country jam packed with sick people, some cases they've got people in the waiting rooms and in the emergency room hallways packed with people. more to come, perhaps. bill: also a small town taking its own stand in the gun control debate. what it's doing that could involve every person who lives there. >> we was all raised especially with the livestock you always carry the weapon. >> i think it might help if there were more weapons available. bill: so investigate this now. authorities trying to figure out w
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 12:00am PST
in the nfl. good to have you with us, folks. thanks for watching. president obama says the country needs the take immediate action on gun violence. it looks like he'll get a comprehensive plan on his table next week. vice president joe biden held another round of meetings today on gun reform. today the meetings were with representatives of the video game industry. biden says the conversation was part of the administration's far-reaching approach. he says the country is looking for help from everyone. >> we know this is a complex problem. we know there is no single answer. and quite frankly, we don't even know whether some of the things people think impact on this actually impact on it or not. and so i want you to know you have not been, quote, singled out for help. >> over the past two weeks, the vice president's team has met with dozens of organizations and groups from around the country from a wide range of interests. the law enforcement community, the medical community, the child advocacy at risk youth groups have been involved, domestic violence and prevention community was in
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
house for us tonight. kristen, thanks. >>> president obama today formally nominated his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the next treasury secretary. as the second-term churn gets under way now. though it looked for a time like the president might nominate susan rice to be his next secretary of state, when that didn't happen, this latest wave of nominees appear to have something in common. and as nbc's andrea mitchell reports tonight, people are noticing. >> reporter: it is the white house photo that could be called all the president's men. adviser valerie jarrett is there, we're told, hidden behind the guys. as president obama filled his top cabinet post with nominees named jack and chuck and john -- >> it's time for me to move on. >> reporter: -- it was like "mad men" goes to washington, except peggy leaving ruth marcus. >> whatever white guy becomes chief of staff, i think it's actually kind of interesting that there are two women who are deputy chiefs of staff and no one has talked about them as possibilities at all. >> reporter: one of the two deputies, nancy ann deparle, a h
Current
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> john: thank you, for now on what president obama hopes to accomplish in his second temperature i'm happy to be joined by current tv correspondent david shuster and eric boehlert scene fellow with media matters for america. what does he have a better chance of pushing through. >> i think he has a greater chance on gun control and charles was right. it will make the heads explode on the right and make banning assault weapons closing gun show loops holes would seem reasonable. i think that sets the president up in a pretty good negotiating position. >> john: what track record do you think he'll be willing to ruffle executive orders. >> the haguethe hagueel,the republicans made it clear they didn't want chuck hagel. the president said here is my republican. beat him up. go show america that they won't even support a republican. that showed a little bit the nerve. i think the executive order if he does it will show, this is going to be a different obama in the second term. this is not tiptoe around. how can i be nice to them so they can beat me up. it will be him doing more of this is w
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
women leafing after four years on the job. bret? >> bret: james, thank you. president obama granted legislation to grant lifetime secret service for former presidents and their wives. after 1997 so that means himself and george w. bush reversing a 1994 law that ended protection for presidents ten years after leaving office. >>> west virginia democratic senator joe manchin says he will lead a new group aiming to get congress to get the country's needs ahead of politics. former utah republican for and presidential candidate john hunts man will be the co-chairman of no labels. the organization will host event next weekbe featuring other lawmakers with reputations as problem-solvers. joe biden says he can find common ground with the nra in an effort to reduce gun violence. the nra says it's not so sure. we'll talk about it with the fox all-stars when we return. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more mon
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
, thank you very much. >>> back to washington now and president obama facing another fiscal fight. putting pressure on congress to raise the nation's debt limit. the gop says they'll only consider it if spending cuts are part of the deal. what political capital does the president have left for his next battle and those that lie ahead? schirra is a staff writer, thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> raising the debt ceiling is non-negotiable. how is that going to go over with republicans? >> this is very much the first opening for ray on both sides. the president is non-negotiable, he wants to raise the debt ceiling. you have conservatives in congress saying we're not afraid to let the government shut down. they're starting on the opposite sides of the court and they'll move towards the center, if there's a deal. >> the president says he's willing to talk about more spending cuts as we discussed. not only the debt ceiling but also the sequestration, which is still on the table. that was pushed two months down the road and has to be dealt with but the president says he's
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
he's going to be appointed by president obama. >> not since 2009, huh? ali velshi, thanks for the reminder. appreciate it. see you in a bit. >>> a high profile gun and heavy whap weapons enthusiast has been found dead. it is being investigated as a homicide. much more on that developing story next. yeah, we found that wonderful thing. and you smiled. and threw it. and i decided i would never, ever leave it anywhere. because that wonderful, bouncy, roll-around thing... had made you play. and that... had made you smile. [ announcer ] beneful. play. it's good for you. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. align naturally helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ ooh, baby, can i do for you today? ♪ try align today. >>> want to show you some clips from one of the top ten channels on youtube. one of the people behind this channel was just found dead with a bullet to the back of his head. take a look with me. this is the youtube channel. it is called fpsrussia. listen to this, though. 3.4 million subscribers. this is celebration of weapons, big, big ones. take a look
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
thank you? conciliation, trust bill. >> i think it would have gone a long way for president obama. listen, we're just at the beginning of this, we have four more long years. he's got a legacy he wants to build, he's going to have to work with republicans and it works better when you try to invest in building relationships, when you put some capital and some time and some resources and real resources in investing relationships in congress. that's what bill clinton did, and that's why he was able to get some things done. that's why i hope that president obama does in this second term. >> ana navarro, thank you. >>> police stopped what could have been another school massacre, this one had homemade explosives. wait until you found out where the guy learned how to make them. s ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not so much. but that's okay -- you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 1:00am PST
president obama does in this second term. >> ana navarro, thank you. >>> police stopped what could have been another school massacre, this one had homemade explosives. wait until you found out where the guy learned how to make them. >>> police in alabama may have prevented what could have been another school tragedy. this after a disturbing find at a teenager's house, dozens of homemade explosives and a journal full of plans to carry out an attack. it began when a teacher near the georgia state line found the journal and called police. 17-year-old derek shroud is facing a felony charge of attempted assault. police discovered dozens of tobacco containers filled with shrapnel and holes drilled for fuses. police say shroud was one step away from turning them into live grenades. if not for the journal, the plot may have been discovered too late. >> the journal contains several plans that look like potential terrorist attacks and attacks of violence and danger on the school. and in particular, there were six students, specifically named and one teacher. >> needless to say, many classmat
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
check, and also dealing with strategic challenges from neighboring pakistan. president obama said he will announce exactly what he plans to do in the coming months. brian. >> white house correspondent kristen welker from the north lawn on a friday night. kristen, thanks. one more note from that meeting at the white house today. president obama announced the newest recipient of the medal of honor, this nation's highest military decoration for valor. it will be awarded next month to now-retired army staff sergeant clinton romesha from north dakota for his courageous actions while serving as a section leader back in '09. he will be the fourth living recipient awarded the medal of honor for actions in either iraq or afghanistan. >>> now to the skies. it's been a rough week for boeing its new state-of-the-art 787 dreamliner, ending today with federal officials announcing a top to bottom review of the aircraft. this after a series of what appear to be unrelated incidents that have embarrassed the company and raised concerns about safety along the way. tom costello covers aviation for us. h
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
. ambassador, thank you very much for coming in. president obama says that things are going so well he can actually speed up the transition. are the afghan security forces really ready to take over in the spring or is this more a matter of expediency for both countries? >> i think this has been a good summit reaching compromises of the two leaders and it is a good foundation for moving forward, but there are a lot of details to still be worked out to see whether some of the assumptions made, how they will pan out in reality. one of those is the performance of the afghan security forces as they take the lead overall and the country and the u.s. moves to a support role. it is good to keep a large number of u.s. forces because during the lead up, the u.s. can it come to the aid of the afghans and carry out operations. after 2014, when the u.s. combat role and completely, when the afghans tape go on the overall responsibility, but for now at least between 2013 spring at the end of 2014, with the significant force, the u.s. can come to the gate of afghan forces. it is good they are being
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 6:20pm EST
. thank you for coming. [applause] >> after meeting with afghanistan president karzai, president obama used his weekly address to talk about the role of the has played in preparing afghan troops to take full charge of army by the spring of 2014. and the newly sworn in senator gives a public address. >> hi, everybody. this week i welcomed resident karzai to the white house to discuss the way ahead in afghanistan. today i want to update you on how we will end this war, bring our troops home, and continue to rebuilding america. over the past four years, we have dealt devastating blows to al qaeda. we pushed the taliban out of their strong holds. the reason they went to war in the first place is now within reach. we want to ensure that al qaeda can never again use afghanistan to launch attacks against america. the 33 thousand additional forces that i ordered served with honor. they completed their mission. they returned last fall. this week we agreed that in spring afghan forces will take the lead across their country and our troops will shift to a supporting role. in the coming months, i
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
" with al sharpton starts right now. >> thanks, chris: and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead, the vice president will see you now. today, at the white house, we've got the latest evidence the obama team is serious about changing the way we handle guns in this country. ahead of today's key meeting, the nra vice president -- ahead of today's meeting with the nra, vice president biden assured the country, action is on its way. >> there's got to be some common ground here to not solve any problem, but to diminish the probability of what we've seen in these mass shootings. >> there's a real tight window to do this. i've committed to him. i could have these recommendations to him by tuesday. >> recommendations hit the president's desk in five days. now is the time to get this done. the vice president recalled the recent tragedy as the driver for change. >> in all of my years involved in munitions, there has nothing that has peeked the consciousness of the american people, there is nothing that has gone to the heart of the matter more than the visual image people have of little secu
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
when those confirmations now for both nominees will actually happen here on the hill. >> thank you. president obama signed a bill into law to pay for $9.7 billion in flood insurance claims in new york, new jersey and connecticut. this is for victims who were battered by hurricane sandy two months ago. another bill is expected to be voted on next week from vied a comprehensive $51 billion aid package to cover damage from sandy and help prevent similar disasters in the future. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work today after several health problems in the past month. the hospital released secretary clinton last wednesday after treatment for a blood clot following a concussion and a stomach virus. doctors expect her to make a full recovery. clinton has a week of meetings scheduled including three at the white house. she's expected to leave office as soon as her successor, nature john kerry is approved by the senate. >> the an accused of gunning down a dozen people in a movie theater will be in court today. the preliminary hearing begins in colorado where a judge wi
PBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> marcia coyle, national law. thank you. >> my pleasure, jeff. >> ifill: as the president's second term takes shape, the obama administration is grappling with one of its thorniest challenges, deciding how many troops will or will not remain in afghanistan after 2014. judy woodruff has that. >> woodruff: the talk of how many u.s. troops to leave in afghanistan comes with 66,000 still serving there, down from a peak of 100,000 in 2010. under current plans, combat forces would be withdrawn by the end of 2014, leaving an undetermined number of americans to train afghan troops. but yesterday the white house deputy national security advisor -- ben rhodes -- told reporters the number could be zero. he said, "we wouldn't rule out any option. the u.s. does not have an inherent objective of 'x' number of troops in afghanistan." the comment raised eyebrows in washington, especially in light of something that vice president joe biden said, in a campaign debate last fall. >> we are leaving. we are leaving in 2014, period, and in the process, we're going the primary objective is almost completed. no
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
. thank you. >> my pleasure, jeff. >> ifill: as the president's second term takes shape, the obama administration is grappling with one of its thorniest challenges, deciding how many troops will or will not remain in afghanistan after 2014. judy woodruff has that. >> woodruff: the talk of how many u.s. troops to leave in afghanistan comes with 66,000 still serving there, down from a peak of 100,000 in 2010. under current plans, combat forces would be withdrawn by the end of 2014, leaving an undetermined number of americans to train afghan troops. but yesterday the white house deputy national security advisor -- ben rhodes -- told reporters the number could be zero. he said, "we wouldn't rule out any option. the u.s. does not have an inherent objective of 'x' number of troops in afghanistan." the comment raised eyebrows in washington, especially in light of something that vice president joe biden said, in a campaign debate last fall. >> we are leaving. we are leaving in 2014, period, and in the process, we're going the primary objective is almost completed. now all we're doing is pu
PBS
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm PST
president obama on friday. bing west, celeste ward gventer, thank you. >> thank you so much, judy. >> thank you. >> brown: next, a science and medical story involving research from the frontiers of robotics. ray suarez looks at how doctors are using high techoys to help peopleith ecial needs. >> what's your favorite game? >> "mario cart," the original. >> reporter: in a carefully monitored session that seems more like playtime than therapy, researchers at the university of notre dame have enlisted an unusual therapist to assist their studies of children with autism, a two foot robot named kelly. >> i got to skip school today, because of you guys. >> that is so cool. i am so glad. >> reporter: kelly is working with 11 year old liam mcire and a co-therapist of the human kind, kristen wier. >> for liam, kelly has become a friend. i mean, he's very excited to see her. you can tell, he lights up when he sees kelly, he leans forward, his posture changes, his eye contact is much stronger. i think it's something he can relate to, and feel successful with. >> i like to play soccer. >> reporter: robo
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
victims, they have some ideas of their own that will be announced on monday. >> pelley: michelle, thank you. we learned today that president obama will nominate his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the new secretary of the treasury. he will be a key player in the coming battles over the budget and raising the federal debt limit. lew previously served as budget director and he was an executive with the banking giant citigroup. now, any idea what this is? you could be seeing a lot of it. it is jack lew's signature which would appear on the bills in your pocket just like that unless he takes a penmanship lesson from tim geithner whose signature looked like this until he became treasury secretary and made it legible. secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters today that she is thrilled to be back at work but she said it is better sweet because she will soon be stepping down. the secretary said she wouldn't call it retirement, just stepping off the very fast track for a little while. we'll tell you why some of baseball's biggest stars didn't make the hall of fame today. an interview on
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
union and a part of that. i really appreciate your time. thank you for joining us. happy new year. >> thank you. >> thanks, tamron. >>> a team of loyalists. that's what nbc's first read team calls president obama's newest cabinet picks. a team of loyalists. coming up, the message the president is sending by nominating kerry, hagel and brennan. details on secretary hillary clinton's first day back at work in a month after the hospitalization and a cool picture to show you of a gift her staff gave her and why senator rand paul's son's arrest at the airport, that's his m mugshot, and one of the things we thought you should know. >>> michael and mia are keeping an eye on their inventory. they're always ready for customer who is order seed bombs from their company. strong relationships with suppliers and knowing clients' habits help them maintain a balanced inventory. [ heart beating, monitor beeping ] woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't ev
Current
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am PST
saying today. indeed. "full court press." thank you for joining us. i don't think president obama -- i know president obama cares about diversity. certainly. just who he is. he knows how important it is. he knows how important it is that our government reflect the diversity of this great country. he's made a lot of efforts in that direction. let's not sell him too short. look at sonya sotomayor. look at alaina kagan. where are they? on the supreme court right. what gets me is the white house has dumbly, kind of -- it's just dumb of them to let themselves get in this position. they're smarter than that. look what they did to mitt romney. look what they did to john boehner. they should have seen this coming and they should have mixed it up here with a few good women, a few good people of color in some of these positions. peter, what's the world saying? >> lot of people talking about this. we're tweeting at bpshow. you can find us there. disagrees saying the president only replaced one white woman with white white man. hillary with john kerry. >> bill: the last four appointments have been
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Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> president obama says it is nation's interests for congress to promptly confirm his nominees for secretary of defense and cia director. but as cbs news reporter susan mcginnis reports, we should get ready for another battle up on capitol hill. >>> reporter: president obama announced his picks for the next heads of the pentagon and the cia. now they need congressional approval before they can get to work. >> we need to get moving quickly on this. >> reporter: senator chuck hagel is the nominee for secretary of defense. a former enlisted man and vietnam vet, the president says hagel can relate personally to america's troops. >> to this day, chuck bears the scars and the shrapnel from battles he fought in our name. >> reporter: but winning confirmation won't be easy. some of hagel's former senate colleagues call him hostile toward israel and soft on iran. >> i'm waiting for an explanation. i want him to make the case as to why he should be the secretary of defense. >> reporter: confirmation hearings here on capitol hill are expected to be easier for
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Jan 10, 2013 6:00am PST
on this morning. good to see you. >> thanks, chuck. >>> president obama's optics problem dwindling diversity in his cabinet? first, we know you want it, the white house soup of the day. something i don't think jack lew will be eating today. loaded potato. we know what he has for lunch every day, that cheese sandwich. check out the website. we are still looking for the soup recipes. maybe you should submit them. send in your favorite soups. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male an
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Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
for being with us this morning. >> thank you. >> thanks. >>> president obama is pressing ahead with plans for an endgame in afghanistan. he met yesterday at the white house with visiting afghan president hamid karzai and announce thad the u.s. military transition is already under way. >> our troops will continue to fight alongside afghans when needed but let me say it as plainly as i can. starting this spring our troops will have a different mission. training advising assisting afghan forces. >> the plan is to have most of american troops out of afghanistan by the end of next year. let's get a sense of how this could shake out from a journalist who's spent a great deal of time from afghanistan. dexter filkins. he joins us live from tampa this morning. good morning, dexter. >> hi. >> the president has announced the timetable has shifted and the withdrawal will begin earlier. what does this mean for the stability of afghanistan? >> well nobody knows. i mean i think. look. we've been there for 12 years, right? we've spent half a trillion dollars, we've lost 2,000 people american people
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Jan 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
those victims of this storm. lester? >> all right, kelly, thank you. >>> also on the hill today, it became official. president obama won the election back on november 6th. but it wasn't until today that a joint session of congress counted the electoral votes and confirmed the result. obama 332, mitt romney 206. our chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd is reporting tonight that the president is expected to nominate chuck hagel for defense secretary early next week after his return from vacation in hawaii. he also reports the white house knows it's going to have a confirmation fight on its hands if hagel gets the nod to replace leon panetta. hagel has strong supporters in the senate. there has also been strong opposition to him on both sides of the aisle. >>> the senior senator from idaho, mike crapo is losing his license for a year after pleading guilty today to a charge of drunk driving in virginia. two days the arrest two days before christmas surprised a lot of people because crapo is a mormon and had said he didn't drink. today he apologized, admitted
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
looking good. melissa: thank you so much. lori: president obama's pick for treasury secretary expected in moments, those remarks live. melissa: it is battle of the hedge fund titans. charlie gasparino just back from the company's investor meeting with exclusive new details. and look at how the dollar is faring today as we head out to break. suddenly, she does something unexpected and you see the woman you fell in love with. she's everything to you. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include heada
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Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
maybe president obama needs to consult mitt romney's binders. >> there we go. all right. thank you very much. nice to see you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> successful once but a much different story the second time around. see what happens when two burglars try to haul off an atm. but your erectile dysfunction - you know, that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours.
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Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> thank you. >>> news alert from washington, more changes ahead for president obama's cabinet. secretary of labor announced today she is resigning. she is one of the highest ranking hispanics in the administration. she plans to return to california where she is expected to run for a seat on the los angeles board of supervisors. >>> president obama expected to nominate jacob lou for treasury secretary. he is currently chief of staff he would replace tim geithner. jeff session said if lou is nominated he will try to block his nomination saying he mislead congress ability the obama -- about the obama plans to reduce the national debt. >>> national cathedral will host, same-sex marriages. they decided the new policy when the marriages became legal in dc and maryland. >> i think there is a pretty good consensus in the church about same sex blessing and in places where same-sex marriage is legal. because of our stature goes beyond the episcopal church we are trying to speak out to the christian and interfaith community around the country we stand for marriage equality and with lgbt
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Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and president obama may act by executive order before congress. >> thank you very were. our time is 5:36. one of the newest city council members wants to use a controversial police tactic to get guns off the street, saying he supports strategies that include stop and frisk and says he thinks it will save lives. police have the authority to stop and frisk if they have real suspicions of breaking the law or if he is arm. officers take that practice too far stopping people if no other reason than the officer has a "hunch" or because of their age oration. a federal judge has ruled a similar program in new york city is unconstitutional. >> a vigil is planned in san francisco tonight to support the woman would was set on fire by her boyfriend. the 23-year-old starr lamare is expected to be in the hospital for several months for treatment of severe burns to her face and throat. police say she was doused with gasoline after an argument with her boyfriend outside a laundromat. members of the domestic violence group and bay
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Jan 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the future u.s. military role in afghanistan was front and center today as president obama met with afghan leader hamid karzai. they reported progress in their talks, and said the pace of the security transition will be expedited. at their first face-to-face meeting since may, the leaders announced they're accelerating the handoff from u.s. and coalition forces to afghan troops. >> let me say it as plainly as i can-- starting this spring, our troops will have a different mission: training, advising, assisting afghan forces. it will be an historic moment and another step toward full afghan sovereignty. >> in spring this year, the afghan forces will be fully responsible for providing security to the afghan people. and that the international forces, the american forces, will be no longer present in afghan villages. >> woodruff: afghanistan president hamid karzai has sharply complained that fighting in afghan villages is causing too many civilian casualties. and there've been other strains fr
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
lah, thank you for reporting. this is all happening on the same day vice president biden promising to put gun proposals in front of president obama by this coming tuesday, a little more than a month after the shootings in newtown. he and his task force have been hearing from a lot of different sides, including top lobbyists for the national rifle association, the organization coming away none too pleased with the organization. the vice president mentioned some specific recommendations emerging from groups meeting so far. what are they? >> well, number one, anderson, he mentioned it right there at a news conference of sorts with reporters. the reporters weren't allowed to ask questions, but the vice president did give a briefing as to what was going on today. he said that they're going to be looking at universal background checks, and that would sort of replace the system we have now, sort of a hodgepodge system where at gun dealers there are background checks that are conducted but at gun shows there are not. even private sales, if i were to sell you a gun, there would have to be a
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Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
. it's been selected as washingtonian of the year. quite an honor. >> thank you very much. >> you have to buy the magazine. >> with obama on it. >> it's a classic. >> if you see this magazine, it's not me, but i am inside. >> it's a great story to tell, too. congratulations. >> thank you very much. you've done us proud. >> congratulations, liz. >>> still to come on "news4 at 4," the game at fedex field. coming up, a look at the team's quarterback. >>> and mother/daughter bond between hillary and sgro welcome back, everybody. at 4:30. >>> idaho senator michael crapo says it was the first time and his last he will ever get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. he apologized in alexandria today after pleading guilty to drunk driving. senator crapo loses his driving privileges for a year, but avoids jail time if he stays out of trouble. >> we could be at the start of one of the worst flew seasons on record. cases have taken a huge jump in just the last week. 41 states say they have major outbreaks. >>> weather is not helping out. cold weather this weekend. prepare to bundle up. >>
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
badge. >> who is the woman? >> anyway, they said great things. >> she was with her son. >> thanks a lot. good to see you. see you back here tomorrow. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: is president obama deliberating picking a fight over his national security team? this is special report. >> bret: good evening, i'm bret baier. president obama is filling out his national security roster with a pair of controversial nominees whose confirmation is anything but secure. brit hume looks at the record of former republican senator chuck hagel the president's pick to run the pentagon. jennifer griffin on the first enlisted soldier to be so hoorpd katherine heritage tells us john brennan's road may be a little bumpy. let's begin with wendall goler. >> good evening. president obama is nominating the former republican senator to be secretary of defense and 25-year veteran of the c.i.a. to head the agency. >> these two leaders have dedicated their lives to protect the country. i urge the senate to confirm them as soon as possible. >> but hagel's selection grew more criticism and the choice of john brennan threate
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Jan 5, 2013 7:00am EST
. >> and that is your latest forecast. erica? >> dylan, thanks. >>> president obama is headed back to washington from his hawaiian vacation today. and given the fights he's about to face in washington, he may be wishing he could stay a little bit longer. our white house correspondent, kristin welker, is traveling with the president. she's in honolulu this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. well, the president and congress may have resolved the fight over the fiscal cliff, but there are three more budget battles looming, and analysts say that could sideline part of president obama's second term agenda which he will begin to map out soon after he leaves hawaii. president obama soaking up the final hours of vacation before he and congress engage in their next fiscal fight. at the top of the list, the debt ceiling which is like the nation's credit card, and it's about to max out. emboldened by his recent tax hike victory, president obama drew a hard line in his weekly address. >> as i said earlier this week, one thing i will not compromise over is whether or n
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
of strategy and strategic direction that president obama is taking the country. >> steve clemens, thanks very much for joining us. i want to bring in gloria borger. i've known senator hagel for a long time. you've known him as well. very smart guy. he's obviously highly qualified. there will be confirmation controversy no doubt, but in the end, given the fact that the president refused to be capitulated, refused to back away from this nominee, i suspect that hagel will be confirmed rather handily. >> right. well, and in the end there are people who are going to oppose haguele w hagel who believe the president ought to be given the right to nominate whoever he wants as the secretary of defense. they may oppose hagel in theory but may end up voting for him. i want to add, wolf, we have just gotten an interview that chuck hagel has given to the lincoln journal star in nebraska in which he says his record has been completely distorted by his critics and that he looked forward to having an opportunity to set the record straight. and he says, quote, there is not one shred of evidence i
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Jan 10, 2013 7:00am EST
oscars ahead. john berman has a look at top stories. john. >>> thanks, soledad. president obama turning to white house chief of staff to be the next treasury secretary. the nomination is expected this afternoon. he's had two stints os direct are of management and budgets. >>> in colorado a judge will decide if james holmes goes on trial. holmes is accused of opening fire inside the movie theater in aurora last july killing 12 and wounding dozens. prosecution shown that holmes has taken pictures of the theater prior to the shooting, and portraits he had taken of himself posing with guns. >>> a storm has hit large area of the middle east. that stretches from jordan through lebanon and into turkey. but the worst of the storm is being felt in syria where civil war forced thousands to live in dire conditions in refugee camps and makeshift shelters without heat. a lost suffering for people already suffering. >>> all right. john. thank you. when we come back, a.j. hammer head of "showbiz tonight." we'll have announcement and reaction and insiders and the host himself. seth mcfarland wi
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Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >>> brooke, thanks. president obama as the president's inner circle. also, the fierce spread of the flu across the united states and now a shortage of a critical medicine used to treat it. >>> plus, prominent voices lending support to an unlikely idea of a trillion dollar coin. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> judgment, integrity, and friendship all cited by president obama as he nominated his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the next treasury secretary but the announcement is drawing attention to the makeup of the president's second-term cabinet. it's on track to be dominated by men. our white house correspondent brianna keilar is joining us from the white house. what is the white house saying about all of this? >> reporter: wolf, the white house has been asked about this quite a bit. white house press secretary jay carney has said that the president believes diversity is important and he's highlighted that there are a number of women serving in the white house and in the administration and indeed there are, wolf, and there's lack of topics in his cabinet. presi
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Jan 12, 2013 9:00am PST
the talent, just the talent. >> and the scholarship. >> and all right, peter. thank you very much. after a decade of war in afghanistan, president obama said afghan forces need to take control of the security rather than later. molly is joining us with a look. >> uma, they need to take control president obama said because by the end of 2014, america's war in afghanistan will be over it will be this spring and not the summer as discussed by the obama administration that afghan forces will take the lead in all of their country and u.s. troops will step back in the advising and assisting role. >> our forces are still in harm's way and make no mistake. our path is clear and we are moving forward. >> because after a decade of war, the nation we need to rebuild is our own. >> president obama met with hamid karzai. he awaits recommendation from the pentagon and commanders on the ground as to the kind of military footprint they will need in afghanistan after 2014. and the white house has left open the possibility that the whoit white will leave troops there. nominees for security of state
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
? >> exactly. >> check back with you in a minute. thank you, christina. >>> president obama meets with leon panetta today. but it's the man he wants to replace panetta who could stir up things on capitol hill. nbc bay area's traciepotts has more on how the cia could prompt the next big fight among lawmakers. >> reporter: protests outside the white house questioning whether john brennan spoke out loudly enough against controversial interrogation tactics. that's why brennan dropped out last time he was considered to head the cia. this time he's courting both sides. >> although i consider myself neither a republican nor a democrat, i very much look forward to working closely with those on both sides of the aisle. >> reporter: but brennan's confirmation may not be as tough as chuck hagel's for secretary of defense. >> mr. president, i will always give you my most honest and most informed -- >> as a successful businessman, he also knows even as we make tough fiscal choices, we have to do so wisely. >> reporter: republicans and democrats are concerned hagel is soft on iran and too to have on our
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am EST
so much. >> thank you for having me. jon: and there is more controversy over president obama's pick to be cia chief. could he be in for a rocky confirmation battle? why some critics on both side of the aisle strongly oppose john brennan's nomination. we'll take you live to washington on that. >>> plus damaging testimony in the case of a woman charged with killing her lover in cold blood. wait until you hear what one witness claims jodi arias was doing the day after that brutal murder. >> when you go back to your house, what do the two of you do? >> we talked for a while. i think we agreed we would watch a movie or something like that. and that's what we did. we turned on a movie. >> what happened during the movie. >> at some point, i mean we were talking and, we kissed this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. jenna: new cont
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Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
, thank you so much. this just in, sources are telling our own mike emanuel that president obama is expect today nominate john brennan to be the next director of the cia. we're told that this could happen as early as tomorrow. brennan spent about 25 years at central intelligence agency before serving as president obama's counterterrorism and homeland security advisor at the white house, and more information as soon as we get it. >> the next act in gerard depardieu's role as a russian citizen. he was welcomeded by putin and the expatriate was greeted as a hero in a town east of moscow offered an apartment for free. it's not clear where he intends to settle down. his decision to flee his homeland was prompted by the proposed supertax on millionaires. let's do fox fast forward looking ahead to big stories coming up this week. sources telling fox news, president obama will official nominate former republican senator chuck hagel as defense secretary tomorrow. if confirmed, hagel would replace defense secretary leon panetta and a suspects in a deadly colorado movie massacre returns it court and
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Jan 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
. jon? >> jon: shannon bream, thank you. >> um-huh. >> jon: new signs the obama administration may have gone after terror suspects abroad without rights to due process. it's a very controversial case and many details are still stop secret. fox news has learned authorities arrested three suspects last year in the small african nation of gentleman beauty. u.s. agencies agents say the men may have ties to operation in somalia. the lawyers spent months in jail without knowing the charges against them. now they are facing trial here in the united states. catherine herridge is live in d.c. for us. catherine, what else do we know about these suspects? >> well, jon, the men are alleged members of the somali terrorist group al shabaab. secret interrogations overseas only became public when documents were unsealed and men briefly appeared in brooklyn court last december. >> the appropriate venue is not to take somebody involved in a civil war in east africa and bring them to the eastern district of new york to be prosecuted in a criminal court. >>' savitt says there is no evidence that his client
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Jan 6, 2013 7:00am PST
in obama's first term. >> on that optimistic note, thank you, all. good way to say it, happy 2013. >>> we will be back. him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. >>> now for our "what in the world" segment. the recent school shooting in connecticut looked like a tipping point in public consciousness. americans have been asking themselves tough questions. why does this happen so often and so much more in america than in other countries? what does gun violence say about us as americans and what measures can we put in place to stop it? i saw a splar bout of of soul searching in india. across the country tens of thousands of people took to the streets to express outrage over the rape and death of one unnamed woman. the crime crossed u
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Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
assault weapons ban is just the beginning. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. today president obama nominated a uniquely qualified candidate to be secretary of defense. former senator chuck hagel, republican out of nebraska, puts country over party, and is a true independent, an independent thinker who will speak his mind. maybe that's why the republicans are crying foul. president obama nominated senator hagel despite early attempts by hagel critics to sideline the nomination. the president praised hagel for his impressive credentials. >> he is an american patriot. he enlisted in the army and volunteered for vietnam. as a young private and then a sergeant, he served with honor alongside his own brother. when chuck was hit by shrapnel, his brother saved him. when his brother was injured by a mine, chuck risked his life to pull him to safety. >> and there is much more. hagel is a decorated combat veteran and would be the first enlisted man to serve as secretary of defense, as well as the first vietnam veteran to take the post. hagel served on the senat
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Jan 11, 2013 11:00am EST
ride from the beltway to the scene and 55 miles an hour. back to you in the studio. >> thanks, mike. >>> right now, president obama is meeting with afghanistan president hamid karzai at the white house and they are discussing several topics include what can the role of the u.s. will be in the country of afghanistan. what afghanistan will be when the war ends next year. this is the first time the two leaders have met face-to-face since president obama was re-elected. a news conference is scheduled for 1:15 this afternoon. you can watch it live right here on news4. we'll also stream it live on nbcwashington.com. >>> and the pentagon is bracing for another budget battle on capitol hill taking steps to prepare to deal with billions of dollars in cuts. defense secretary leon panetta is asking his department to brace for those cuts if congress fails to reach an agreement on a final spending plan. the defense department will start freezing civilian hiring and it plans to delay awarding some contracts. and hold off on some maintenance as well. the pentagon is facing nearly a half trillion i
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Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
whose face gets to be on it. obama? boehner? or maybe bieber. kevin tibbles, nbc news, chicago. >>> that is our broadcast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> right now at 6:00, who is the man behind the barge? new details about the tanker crash at the bay bridge and the pil pilot's checkered history. >> reporter: and in san jose we may soon see more curbside dining outside. i'll tell you why it may cost the city nothing. >>> surgery suspended the problem left in the east bay hospital scrambling this afternoon. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. it could have been disastrous. everyone is having trouble understanding how it exactly happened. tonight federal investigators are joining the probe into what's being now called a major incident. an oil tanker hitting the bay bridge for the first time -- excuse me, for the second time in fiv
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
boston january 31. >> they waited this long, thank you. still ahead a big announcement about president obama's cabinet. >> the leadership changes that could spark a big >> happening now, president obama is announcing leadership changes in his cabinet. some are already proving to be controversial. our reporter is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> the last hour, president obama announced the nomination for two very important cabinet positions. republican chuck hagel for secretary of against and john brennan for director of the c.i.a. both picks are criticized by both parties. decorated vietnam veteran and former nebraska senator hagel has made comments not forgotten and could lead to tough questioning and a long confirmation process. back in 2010 he called the troop surge in iraq a "mistake," drawing criticism great his party. today, president obama stands by his decision saying "chuck hagel is the leader our troops deserve identity noting the involvement with the v.a. and uso he would be the first of enlisted rank to serve as secretary of defense. one of the few secreta
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Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> eric: absolutely. thank you for your service, sir. kimberly, you're up. >> kimberly: that is a nice story involving the medal of honor. president obama is going to award the medal of honor on february 11, 2013 to a staff sergeant, former active duty staff sergeant that served in afghanistan. he was in the bravo troop third squadron, 61st cavalry regimen. he is the fourth living recipient of the medal of honor for his actions taken in iraq. congratulations to his family. thank you for your service. >> eric: thank you for your service. >> andrea: remember the picture we talked about taken in the white house of obama surrounded by all white men that have some on the left going s. >> look at the picture they released today. president obama, looking at the wop going who the heck are you? look, he has a lot of women in the white house. i got to say i think he is criticized unfairly. he has done a good job of stocking his cabinet and the administration and his campaign with a lot of women. so i actually have to be fair there. you can say a lot about him. he is not diverse is untrue. he is
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Jan 12, 2013 4:00am PST
sooner than scheduled. ron? >> thanks, muhammad. muhammad lila reporting from afghanistan. >>> and president obama will award the congressional medal of honor to former staff sergeant clinton romisha. he helped recovered the bodies of fallen soldiers. he'll be the fourth living recipient of the award from the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >>> and a bus driver in seattle is being hailed as a hero this morning. his commuter bus burst into flames during the morning commute. he stopped in the express lane and moved everyone from the bus, safely away from the flames and smoke. no one was injured. >>> another strange sight on the highway. a racehorse in maryland, making a run for it. tossing his jockey and escaping. another jockey shot this video on his phone, while chasing down the thoroughbred. people do all kinds of things to shoot video in action. the horse was galloping about 30 miles per hour. finally slowed down and was captured. >> keeps going and going and going. >> yeah. how about that? >> interesting video. >> it was. >> back to you guys. >>> we're going to turn to violent vid
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
end of the month and president obama may act before congress by executive order. kristen and eric? >> thank you very much. >> do you feel cold yet? the temperatures are going to dip, mike? >> everywhere. we are going for have freezing temperatures and possibly even in san francisco that is how cold the air mass is going to be. a very dry forecast as far as cold fronts. we have scattered showers in the forecast we could get fromming in to .1" rain today and tomorrow. can see it is clean outside, a lost cloud cover showing up on live doppler 7 hd but no radar returns yet. to the north the showers are coming from, and we will give you plenty of notice before they get to your neighborhoods today. temperatures in the upper 30's and low 40's inland and low-to-mid 40's at the bay shore and the cost. san francisco is the warm spot at 47 degrees. gilroy is cooler at 39 degrees. scattered showers the next two days. frosty nights through the weekend and another chance of a scattered showers saturday but it will not have any effect on the game but it is out there. a couple of areas of high pr
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. are we seeing president obama's big power grab? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. have you noticed subtle change in the president's demeanor? he was always a cocky guy. now he has a new edge to him. almost dismissive of opposing points of view. example on the gun control issue where the president will have a very hard time in the house. vice president biden said this. >> the president is going to act. there are executive orders or executive action that can be taken. we haven't decided what that is yet. but we are compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and all the rest of the cabinet members. as well as legislative action, we believe, is required. >> bill: so what mr. biden is really saying is that the president is willing to use an executive order on a constitutional issue like guns. very dicey. of course that would be challenged in court but a decision could take years. in fact, the left in america has embarked on a fe
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
loss for obama in the new year. gerri: thank you both for coming on tonight. we appreciate what you have to say so much. gerri: now we want to know what you think. are you worried about president obama tightening restrictions on guns? avant gerriwillis.com, vote on the right-hand side of the screen, we will share the results at the end of tonight's show. there's a lot more to come this hour, including new calls for an end to government cash handouts as welfare recipients are using their benefit cards at strip clubs and other x-rated establishments. and nancy pelosi says the latest tax deal in congress does not go far enough this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. gerri: yet another battle looming in washington. in a number of weeks, the u.s. is set to said they had a $16.4 trillion limit. by the time that ends, we will be c
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
great. thank you, ladies. >>> president obama is holding only two official balls this time around. they are expected to attract about 40,000 people. if you're going to one of those, or an unofficial ball, holly morris is getting you ready. she's checking out fashions this morning live in northwest. oh, another pretty dress. hey, holly. >> reporter: do you recognize this dress by chance, tony? >> oh, boy. did michelle obama wear that? >> reporter: yes! that's exactly right. this is the exact dress she wore when she gave her speech at the democratic convention. you can rent it for $75. and that is the beauty of rent the runway, which has a popup show room here at the living social building where we are live and where george worrel is joining us, celebrity stylist. when you have so many choices -- why was this a wonderful choice for the first lady? >> because it flowed, accentuated her shape. it made her look fabulous. was a beautiful color when she walked out, you were like, wow. make-up, her hair. her arms. >> reporter: i know. i feel like i should flex wearing this dress. >> you l
FOX Business
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm EST
on the floor show today. >> thank you. cheryl: all right. president obama announcing today jack lew as his nominee for treasury secretary. rich edson is standing by at the white house with the latest including the slew of comments about lou, if you will. rich? >> reporter: that's right, plenty of that already, cheryl. it is up to the united states senate whether or not to confirm jack lew. the white house is selling this as a transition. that, by the way, is construction for the or parade here, the inaugural parade, if you heard the loud crash. the transition that you have now from really a rescue job that treasury secretary geithner was asked to do at the beginning of the administration now to one of budgeting. jack lew, the budget chief in the clinton administration, in the obama administration in the white house is basically saying that's why they chose him, the mastery of the federal budget. >> jack knows that every number on a page, every dollar we budget, every decision we make has to be an expression of who we wish to be as a nation. our values. the values that say everybody
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
see action, i don't see it right now. >> thank you all. >>> coming up, president obama and karzai talk troop levels in afghanistan. is the end of this war closer than we think? stay with us. >> by the end of next year, 2014, the transition will be complete. afghans will have full responsibility for their security and this war will come to a responsible end. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! and karzai talk troop levels in to a responsible end. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... and karzai talk troop
FOX News
Jan 12, 2013 1:00pm PST
to be scrutinized and provide answers but it's about obama. >> gregg: thanks so much. ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. whatever your business challenge, why take exercise so seriously,when it can be fun? push-ups or sprints? what's wrong with fetch? or chase? let's do this larry! ooh, i got it, i got it! (narrator) the calorie-smart nutrition in beneful healthy weight... incles grains and real chicken, because a healthy dog is a playful dog. beneful healthy weight. find us on facebook to help put more play in your day. >> gregg: hello. i'm greg greg. welcome do a grand new hour inside america's news headquarters. >> jamie: i'm jamie colby in for heather childers today. topping the news this hour, president obama is discussing the future of america's mission in afghanistan with president hamid karzai. the two laying out the plan for afghan forces to take over security as the u.s
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> thank you both. >> coming up, who is more deserving of mount rushmor. barack obama or ronald reagan. it's hot and it's next. and, oh, no, from the mup ets to kermit to sponge bob. the rieng wingers have a new conspiracy advancing a liberal agenda. be afraid, america. be very afraid. w ent all out on the w decorations, huh? ent yeah, but i'm so slow taking them down after all the fatty holiday food. but that's normal, right? it doesn't have to be. activia helps with occasional irregularity when eaten three times a day. you'll love your new normal. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! >>> up next, we've long heard republicans say ronald reagan deserves to be on mount rushmor. but does president obama deserve a spot? it's a question giving a lot of attention today. that's next. what are you doing? nothing. are you stealing our daughter's school supplies and taking
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 2:30am PST
"way too early." thanks for getting up with us on this tuesday, january 8th. we've got a lot to cover this morning including president obama rolling out his picks for secretary of defense and cia director. we'll show you what he said about his nominees and what the skeptics are saying from both sides of the aisle. before we get to the news live here at 5. 306789 in new york city, alabama cemented the status as a bona fide college football dynasty after thrashing an overmatched notre dame team. 42-14. the crimson tide cruised to the third national title in just four years. they become the first team in the bcs era to win back to back titles as well. alabama's big win assures the rest of the country we won't stop hearing those taunting sec chants as this conference has now won an amazing seven straight national titles. we'll have the full highlights of the performance in just a moment. but first, turning to the news and your federal government, president obama's choices for secretary term national security team are taking shape. securing confirmation for them is going to be a bit more c
FOX Business
Jan 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
us again. lou: thank you brit. >> happy new year. lou: up next, when president obama said immigration is a priority, he thinks that congress does not need to worry its pretty little head over that. we'll tell you about the president's latest immigration decision, the empireious presidency takes full form. and the 112 congress at a low bar for the new session of congress to meet, and 112 leaves a few lessons on behavior to be avoided, next, stay with us. ♪ lou: the house and senate swore in new members today and brought in the old ones, the 113 congress under way for its starts. it will go down as the least productive in modern history and the least popular ever. over the past two years the 100th congress passed about 220 bills. can you imagine? that's 220. let's put that in perspective. more than one-third fewer than the 111th. and half of the number passed by the hundred and tenth. this is great. for each of these, 40 of them more about renaming post offices. you don't even know how many of these post offices will be around after. and public buildings. another six of th
FOX Business
Jan 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
as it stays in the sky. >> we have something to hooe for. before it lands on us again. lou: thank you brit. >> happy new year. lou: up next, when president obama said immigration is a priority, he thinks that congress does not nd to worry its pretty little head over that. we'll tell you about the presidens latest immigration decision, the empireious presidency takes full form. and the 112 congress at a low bar for the new session of congress to meet, and 112eaves a few lessons on behavior to be avoided, next, stay with us. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every pers
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
. that should be part of the legacy of these last ten years. >> indeed. >> okay? >> thank you. >> thank you very much, everybody. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> hi, everyone. i'm tamron hall. following breaking news. president obama and afghan president hamid karzai wrapping up the joint news conference after a series of meetings at the white house. they focused on the u.s. role in afghanistan beyond next year and one of the key announcements we just heard, afghan forces will take the lead of providing security throughout the country this spring and u.s. forces will move to what the president referred to as a support role for training and support. joining me, david sanger for "the new york times" and author of "confront and conceal." also with us, nbc's atiya bowi. thank you both for joiningo us. the president saying that it's time to accelerate the u.s. role, shifting to a support role as a result of achievements and i guess goals reached in afghanistan. >> that's true. they did announce that today but that's something that's been discussed behind the scenes in afghanistan for sometime
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
, and have it picked up for free. any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. >>> president obama has arrived back from his winter vacation in hawaii today and he got right to work. the president signed a $9.7 billion superstorm sandy aid package that money provides money to help the government pay flood insurance claims a week from now, congress will weigh in on an additional $51 billion in sandy aid. >>> a source confirms to cnn the white house is calling seine is doors' offices today to tell them that chuck hagel's nomination for defense secretary is imminent in an effort to help build support for that nomination. administration officials say that nomination will be announced tomorrow. the former senator from nebraska is a vietnam war hero and served on capitol hill for more than a decade but his confirmation process won't be smooth sailing. hageling anered some lawmakers for imposing sanctions on iran. >> chuck hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense towards the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
don't know why it wasn't. >> thank you so much. good to see you. coming up, the first read team notes that we will do the sound. the fast rising obama doctrine is clear and fully implemented. they write in his first term, president obama was boxed in politically by the pentagon and a cabinet full of politically palatable pull overs. joining me now to explain what they mean, great pleasure to have you on. so the obama doctrine, clear and fully implemented. elaborate, please. >> we are starting to see what a lot of people expect from a candidate president obama. you have to realize that he separated himself from hilly clinton because he was against the iraq war. he was given that speech because of a dumb war that he is not -- the campaign promises said he would end the war in iraq and ramp up the war to go after bin laden and drawback. that's what he is doing. what you are starting to see with this afghanistan announcement yesterday or the conference call they had with the white house, a zero option is on the table. he could keep as few as zero troops in after 2014. this new cabinet com
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
irresponsible not to pay bills that are due. >> jamie: thanks, molly. >> gregg: president obama signing that $9.7 billion super storm sandy aid bill into law. it increases the federal emergency management agency's borrowing. fema had warned it would run out of funds if congress didn't step in to help soon. a larger and more comprehensive aid package still in the air. john boehner voting to on it next week. >> jamie: a rare public appearance of assad addressing torn nation. for first time in six months. leland vitter has more. >> this speech is a combination of the same old, same old, all the rebels are terrorists. we're going to continue to fight and win this war, but it also provided a little bit of diplomatic cover not only for the syrians but also for their allies so the russians can now say, look, assad offered a peace plan and rebels won't talk. they would call it optics and they are important here. assad trying to get control live on state tv. a reminder that a large number of syrians support him especially among the upper class. despite offers for negotiation he was clear he has no in
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 1:00am PST
] welcome home! welcome home! thank you! we appreciate you. welcome home. >> president obama speaking to vietnam veterans last may. the president there reflecting on the fact that it took this country more than a decade to finally say welcome home to vietnam veterans after they came home from serving in that war. lack of respect and appreciation shown to vietnam veterans by civilians during the war and after that war is a mistake that the country i think now is fairly unified in trying not to repeat. but vietnam is not so far in the past, though, that you can just fix that problem by promising never to do it again and by promising to do it better the next time. we've got long and unpopular wars under way like we do now. it's also a contemporaneous sign of respect for vietnam service, that veterans of that war are holding positions of leadership, and that their combat experience is being heralded as part of what makes them qualified as leaders and trustworthy as public servants. it's not just about not making that mistake again. it's about trying to rectify that mistake that stands in the
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
constitution that recognized that. that should be part of the legacy of these last ten years. >> thank you very much, everybody. >> president obama in the east room with afghan president, hamid karzai, as they conclude their press conference, after a long meeting, the two had their ninth summit meeting over the course of this war and the president's first term, most notable out of those comments, the president saying that this war will come in his words, to a responsible end by the end of next year. but this spring, the u.s. role will notably change, with a different mings that afghan forces will be in the lead, no longer u.s. forces. as our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski reminds me, they will still very much be in harm's way in afghanistan and the contentious question of how many troops wil be left behind by the united states after 2014 is still very much the subject of negotiations, more on all of this tonight, on nbc nightly news with brian williams and on "meet the press" on sunday, my guest, colin powell talking about the war and other foreign policy issues on the president'
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
hagel. but he'll be treated fairly. >>> president obama's expected announcement of his pick of secretary of defense. good morning. this is way too early the show that plays hurt when it has to. thanks for being up with us. >>> speaking of playing hurt or maybe not, washington redskins saw robert griffin iii go down with a knee injury, some now are blaming mike shanahan for the loss. >>> but first, let's get to news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> today president obama expected to nominate former nebraska senator chuck hagel, a republican, as his next pentagon topper. he would be the first enlisted soldier to hold that cabinet post. he's got the support of national security figures, but his senate confirmation is now shaping up to be a testy battle. republican senators suggested they'll challenge their former colleague on his tough record. he has opposed sanctions against iraq. >>> on the sunday morning hagel's critics, including li lindsey graham will louder than his backers. >> i expect that the president to nominate people different than i would think,
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
ceiling problem before the u.s. may have to default on some of its bills. doug? >> molly henneberg, thank you, molly. >> insurance rates are going up for some patients despite president obama's new healthcare law. some health insurers raising premiums by more than 20% and the most vulnerable customers are small businesses and people who have to betheir own health insurance. federal regulators say the premiums would be even higher without the new law. >>> president obama could nominate chuck hagel for defense secretary as soon as tomorrow. if today's talk shows are any indication it is not coming without a fight. tom cotton says hagel's failure to back the iraq war is one of many issues he has with the possible nomination. >> add that to his dangerous views on terrorism and strange hostility towards israel i think the senate should oppose mr. haig. >> this is, again, the washington you view of things. chuck hagel is a tremendous patriot and statesman, served incredibly in vietnam, sevenned this country as a united states senator. he hasn't had a chance to speak for himself. why all the pre
SFGTV2
Jan 9, 2013 2:00am PST
social networking. she served on president obama technology working group and delivered its group to congress and youth safety on the internet and you can read her plug. how's that for a plug? >> thank you very much. our parents guide is free and can be distributed at schools or parent nights or whatever, so we're happy to make them available to you at connect safety .org so a little bit more of the big picture. this is amazing panel of people who have resources and campaigns that can support and reinforce your fine work. so i am glad you stayedand we learned about bullying and preventions and solutions and just to reinforce getting the accurate picture bullying is a serious problem but it's not an epidemic. it's not on the rise. daift finkelhorn and director of the research center university of new hampshire and reviewed studies and bullying among youth is actually down in recent years. his colleague have actually stopped using the term of "bullying" and refer to peer aggression and i can go into definitions but i won't bore you. a subset of bullying is also not on the rise and base
SFGTV
Jan 4, 2013 2:00am PST
saturday, and hopefully you saw president obama out shopping with his family. and he did personal tweeting. so that was great and very exciting. >> i would like to comment and i want to thank regina, you and everybody in your office for promoting small business saturday. i was out in some of the neighbors and they were very pleased how your office was out there helping promote this. and i know several businesses said that, especially in the noe valley and upper market and costa, everybody is downtown shopping and that saturday they had a definite increase in business. 24th street i was down there and talking to some folks down there and they were saying that was one of their best after-thanksgiving distal saturday and i know on castro it was the same. so thank you to you and your office for promoting it. >> you are welcome. so this year we worked with women impacting public policy and wipp and sf travel came on and the chamber of commerce. so we want to make it bigger for next year. so we're starting our planning meeting in january. so we're going to be coming together. so we'll b
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Jan 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
welker. honolulu. kristen, thank you so much. we'll check in with you later. >>> one piece of good news for president obama from the victory in 2012, it's officially in the books. the election that dominated the airwaves finally came to a close friday when a joint session of congress led by vice president joe biden confirmed the 332 lech ral votes for president obama. so who will be the next lawmaker to receive that same honor? joining me now, brian bointler and amy stoddard from the hill. thanks for coming in on a saturday. amy, let me start with you. a few weeks ago, this conversation was all about hillary clinton, but there are other names making news right now. let's start with a man we just saw, america's happy warrior, vice president joe biden had a good week. age might be a factor, though, but can we discount the role he's played in the most important fiscal deal of the last few years? >> no, we can't, and i think he's underrated. i think he's underappreciated. he is the subject of many jokes as everyone knows. >> he's had one or two, but he has clearly been just really an i
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
. thanks for coming on the show. steve clemens, thank you. >>> split decision in the wake of president obama's re-election. the republican party is divided in . that's being isolated and ignored by the right wingers. that's a problem for the gop. that southern dominance may sentence the entire party to irrelevance. >>> conservative identify logs are itching for another fight with president obama this time saying they may shut down the government altogether or risk a credit catastrophe. could somebody remind these fis who won the election again. >>> plus. nra has made its position clear. the answer to gun vie mens, more guns. we have evidence that posting armed guards everywhere has the exact opposite effect. the latest blooins as the obama administration moves to curb the availability of assault weapons. >>> let me finish with why this nomination of chuck hagel should be given a solid, solid chance, and that is "hardball," the place for poll pick it is i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp, and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to re
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